Category Archives: AZ Science Center

When I moved to Phoenix in January, I had very low expectations when it came to growing plants here in the Valley. It seemed to me that any type of vegetation would simply not survive. Oh how wrong I was! … Continue reading

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Last week Arizona Science Center’s STEM Community Programs Department facilitated an afterschool club at Phoenix Youth at Risk. Phoenix Youth at Risk is a non-profit organization that offers programs and mentoring to at-risk children, ages 5-15, helping build self-esteem and … Continue reading

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Georgia Hall, Ph.D. MPH , who teaches gerontology and geriatrics at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix, will be the featured speaker at Arizona Science Center on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 4:30 p.m. in the Dorrance Planetarium.  Dr. Hall’s … Continue reading

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Build, Play, Explore! That is what the LEGO® Travel Adventure at Arizona Science Center encourages guests to do. One guest in particular was motivated by everything he saw around him, specifically the large steamboat at the entrance of the exhibit. … Continue reading

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The desert.  A dry, often sandy region with little rainfall, extreme temperatures, and sparse vegetation or an apparently lifeless area of water.* If this is a definition of a desert, why would any resident of Arizona become an underwater photographer? … Continue reading

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After a sold-out successful summer camp season, Arizona Science Center is very excited about our upcoming fall camps: Dinosaurs and Mobile App Design. Our Dinosaurs camp, for ages 6-11, will explore the mysterious world of dinosaurs by becoming Jr. Paleontologists, … Continue reading

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Hello Arizona Science Center readers! We have wonderful news – We’ve recently been nominated to participate in this year’s Chase Community Giving program! The polls are open now and close on Wednesday, Sept., 19, 2012. What does this mean? Chase … Continue reading

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Ever wonder where your food comes from? Or how there is enough food for most 310,000,000 people currently living in the United States? How does that delicious steak actually make it to your table? Arizona Science Center has partnered with … Continue reading

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Gallery interpreter Rachel Vaney showcases one of the latest tabletop activities in the APS Solarville Gallery of Arizona Science Center. Guests can learn about the exciting world of technical nutrient usage through the utilization of a cap and gown set … Continue reading

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When people find out what I do for a living, the most common response is, “That sounds like an AWESOME job!”  And I won’t lie—it pretty much is.  As an exhibit developer at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, I get … Continue reading

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